Reset 2023 Roundup: 5 Impactful Climate Projects to Donate To

Christmas time is donation time! But, with all the choice of wonderful sustainability projects to pick from, how does one choose?

Author Sarah-Indra Jungblut:

Translation Lana O'Sullivan, 12.13.23

The festive season is the perfect time to look into donating to projects that make a difference in this world. This is the time for giving, and there are plenty of worthwhile causes that need your donations to keep doing their amazing work. 

How about letting us recommend a project to you? This year at RESET.org, we have been working intensively on solutions in the CO2-intensive transport and building sectors. Here are our recommendations for suitable donation projects!

World Bicycle Relief

1. World Bicycle Relief mobilises people with bicycles

Almost a billion people live far away from developed roads and have no access to affordable means of transport. They spend hours every day travelling on foot to get to the essentials. World Bicycle Relief mobilises schoolchildren, carers and other dedicated residents in disadvantaged regions with specially designed, robust and locally assembled bicycles.

Donate to the World Bicycle Relief

2. Changing mobility worldwide with Trufi

Travelling from A to B by public transport is an extremely sustainable way of getting around. But without reliable information about stops, routes and timetables, it quickly becomes complicated. The NGO Trufi develops open-source applications and open-data solutions for public transport worldwide – from Mexico to Morocco and Ghana to Bolivia.

Donate to Trufi

Rückenwind

3. Rückenwind: Bikes for refugees

In the Rückenwind bicycle workshop, volunteers from Berlin and the rest of the world work together to repair donated bicycles. The road-ready bikes go to refugees – and not only make them mobile, but also facilitate their arrival and bring them together with Berliners.

Donate to Rückenwind

4. Habitat for Humanity: Providing safe and sustainable housing

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a well-known nonprofit organization that works to provide affordable and sustainable housing for people in need. Known for their philanthropic housing solutions, Habitat for Humanity also does amazing work in the field of sustainable housing around the world. For example, their ‘Better World Starts at Home’ project designs, supports and provides access to renewable energy solutions to make renewable energy the default choice for homes. They have already helped approximately 70,000 children and their families in Uganda. Their ‘Build Solid Ground’ project inspires city authorities, governments and citizens to work together to build sustainable and inclusive cities.

Donate to Habitat for Humanity

Donate for a green and fair future

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In order to remain a strong voice for climate protection in the future, we are dependent on donations. Thank you so much to all those who have donated, and to all of our readers, we wish you a safe, healthy and peaceful holiday season.

Donate to RESET

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